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October 22, 2013
The deadline to register for the Home Energy Education Challenge is November 15.
America's Home Energy Education Challenge: Teaching Kids to Save Energy and Money

America’s Home Energy Education Challenge, or AHEEC, is a competition developed by the Energy Department and the National Science Teachers Association designed to show students how they can save energy at home.

October 22, 2013
Video: Training Clean Energy Leaders of the Future

Solar Decathlon 2013 might have ended, but it is having a lasting effect on sustainable design and our nation's clean energy leaders.

October 22, 2013
Solar Decathlon 2013
September 30, 2013
Following the competition, Norwich University's Delta T-90 House will make its way to Frank Lloyd Wright’s Westcott House in Springfield, Ohio, where it will take on new life as the “Westcott Experiential Design Lab.” | Photo courtesy of Norwich University.
Solar Decathlon 2013: Life After the Competition

In our final installment in the Solar Decathlon 2013 blog series, we look at what happens to the teams' energy-efficient, solar-powered houses after the competition.

September 30, 2013
Solar Decathlon 2013: Let the Building Begin

Last week, teams began reassembling their houses on the Solar Decathlon competition site. See photo updates from the first week of construction.

September 25, 2013
Introducing the Minorities in Energy Initiative

A new Energy Department initiative seeks to inspire underrepresented Americans to pursue careers in energy fields.

September 25, 2013
Josh Sneideman is an Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow and helps lead the Energy Department's Energy Literacy efforts. (Photo courtesy of Eco Organization)
Connecting the Classroom: Guiding Energy Educators

Josh Sneideman is EERE’s Office of Strategic Program’s Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow. He is dedicated to leading Energy Literacy efforts for EERE’s Workforce Development and Education Team. In this post, he shares his ideas about DOE’s Energy Literacy Framework and energy education.

September 19, 2013
VIDEO: Watch the Solar Decathlon 2013 Google+ Hangout

Miss the Solar Decathlon 2013 Google+ Hangout? Watch a recording of it now.

September 17, 2013
Solar Decathlon 2013: Going the Distance

As part of our behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to compete in the Solar Decathlon, we are examining how teams transport their houses to the competition site.